LibriVox recording of Tom Swift and His Big Tunnel, by Victor Appleton. Read by Tom Weiss. The Titus Brothers Contractors company have won a government contract in Peru to blast a tunnel through a mountain and connect two isolated railroad lines. The deadline is approaching, and the contractors have hit a literal wall: excessively hard rock which defies conventional blasting techniques. The company is under pressure to finish, or else the contract will default to their rivals, Blakeson &... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, appleton, tom swift, adventure Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Tom Swift and the Visitor from Planet X by Victor Appleton. Victor Appleton was a house name owned by the publisher. Several authors actually wrote the Tom Swift stories. The bulk of the stories were completed by 1941. This story is from a second group and was published in 1961. The Cold War is very much evident in the plot. The most obvious anachronism is that throughout the story telephones are on walls or desks but never in pockets. Tom cranks out a steady stream of high-tech inventions that... Topics: Tom Swift, Planet X, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
LibriVox recording of Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung, by Victor Appleton. Read by Mark F. Smith. The US Government is very smartly letting Tom Swift Jr. handle the recovery of its probe to Jupiter. But a mystery missile suddenly intercepts the probe and splashes it in the South Atlantic.Faced with a huge search task to find the probe on the ocean bottom, Tom soon realizes that the same shadowy group that attacked the probe is competing to find it, and no holds are barred: kidnap,... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, tom swift, appeton, adventure, science fiction Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Librivox recording of Tom Swift in the Land of Wonders, by Victor Appleton. Read by Kevin McAsh Tom Swift is the young protagonist in a series of juvenile adventure novels which began in the early twentieth century and continue to the present. Tom Swift is a genius inventor whose breakthroughs in technology (especially transport technology) drive the plots of the novels, placing them in a genre sometimes called “invention fiction” or “Edisonade”. This book is the 20th in the original... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, adventure, Tom Swift, Maya, Honduras, Central America Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
These are books from my collection excellent reference volumes I bought 20 to 30 years ago. These can still be bought on E-bay, Alibris or other reputable sites. Topics: 20th Century Fox, MGM, Warner Bros, Paramount, Disney, Universal, Vitaphone, Cecil B De Mille, Ben...